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Giants willing to lose DH to sub for Morse

Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated before Tuesday's World Series opener that he would prefer to stick with his usual substitution strategy involving Michael Morse, Juan Perez and Travis Ishikawa instead of tailoring his moves to American League rules for Games 1 and 2 of the World Series. Bochy said he is "more than likely" to use Perez to pinch-run for Morse, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Has The Biggest Head In Baseball

According to ESPN’s Major League Baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian, San Francisco Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy walks around with the biggest human head in all of professional baseball. Bruce Bochy was an MLB catcher from 1978-87 and while playing baseball; the .239 career hitter wore a hat size that was 8 and 1/4. For fans that want to get an idea of exactly how huge Bochy’s hat...
Via Blog Surface
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

No states are rooting for the Giants in the World Series

It was just four years ago that the San Francisco Giants were America’s cinderella team. Going up against the Texas Rangers back in the 2010 World Series, not many expected the Giants to pull out the first championship in their west coast history. But dominating their way through a five-game series win over the Rangers, Bruce Bochy’s squad started a run that has turned into three...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Morse: Journey to a Tie Game

Before the National League Division Series, Giants outfielder Michael Morse met with manager Bruce Bochy and the team’s brass to talk about his spot on the team. He felt good. His oblique was finally healthy. He’d been taking full swings in batting practice. He was ready to go. There was one problem. “I didn’t have […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants win on walk-off home run, advance to World Series

For the third time in five years, the San Francisco Giants will represent the National League in the World Series. Bruce Bochy’s club won a dramatic Game 5 against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night to wrap up the NLCS. Down by one in the bottom of the eighth and facing the real possibility of going to back to St. Louis for Game 6 (and potentially a Game 7), Michael Morse...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Giants keep winning despite lack of home runs

The game has changed. Bruce Bochy knows it. The Giants know it. They have a new plan as they try to win their third World Series in five years. Who needs home runs? Third-base coach Tim Flannery said it best. “Rocks and slingshots,’’ he said of the Giants’ offense. Then he tossed out a new statistic. “We lead the league in RTIs,’’ Flannery said. RTIs? That would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants boycotting reporter Andrew Baggarly after he wrote about clubhouse argument

Andrew Baggarly has covered the San Francisco Giants for the past decade, but the team is currently doing its best to prevent him from doing so during a pennant race. The Giants, who are currently tied for the lead in the wild card race, have apparently decided to freeze Baggarly out because the players are […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Bochy blames Yasiel Puig for bench-clearing incident

What, did you really think he was going to take Puig’s side? San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was interviewed by ESPN’s Buster Olney during Tuesday’s game against the Dodgers and pinned the blame for a first inning bench-clearing incident on Yasiel Puig. Puig was hit by a Madison Bumgarner pitch and looked out at […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Cuts his son Brett During Dinner

With a father like Bruce Bochy, who needs enemies? According to a story from Mark Townsend of Yahoo Sports, the manager of the defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants cut his own flesh and blood Brett Bochy, from big league camp in a way that would make Joe Jackson smile. That was the unfortunate case for the younger Bochy on Thursday night, though his father did take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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